The Big Issue
By Dennis Publishing Ltd
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The Big Issue magazine is a British institution. It is news and entertainment weekly that is sold on the streets by the homeless and vulnerably housed. It was established in 1991 by John Bird and Gordon Roddick to present those at the very margins of society with a means of making a legitimate living. It has remained a hugely potent force for more than 22 years.
In a unique set-up, the vendor buys the magazine and then sells it to the public, keeping half the cover price. In this digital mechanism, we will be able to direct much more money to a central pot from where it will be used to provide essential support for homeless men and women.
Every week, The Big Issue magazine brings some of the biggest names in showbiz, sport and business and has them open up in the way other publications can’t. It has regular must-reads, such as our Letter To My Younger Self, in which well-known faces offer their 16 year old selves words of advice considering what they know now. Sir Paul McCartney, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Tracey Emin have been amongst the array of names.
With award winning investigations, campaigns and contributions from an incredible array of names including controversial footballer Joey Barton, society commentator Rachel Johnson celebrated writer Robert MacFarlane and veteran foreign correspondent John Simpson.
The magazine is on the outside holding all those who abuse their positions of power to account. We are highbrow populist, a smart, irreverent voice of the people, up from the streets.
*Back issues and future issues are available for purchase within the App.
Future issues are also available through the following auto-renewing subscription(s):
-1 Year at £129.99 / $209.99
-1 Month at £9.99 / $13.99
The subscription will include the current issue if you do not already own it and subsequently published future issues. Payment will be charged to your iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. This subscription will automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period, your account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period. The cost of the renewal will match the initial subscription price.
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- Category: Entertainment
- Updated: 21 May 2014
- Version: 3.2.1
- Size: 14.6 MB
- Languages: English, Dutch, Japanese, Russian
- Developer: Dennis Publishing Limited
- © Dennis Publishing Limited & PixelMags, Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.
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